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their husband and very interested in what their tax rate is going to be after this election. >> and the number will only go up. chris: let's start to whip around. a gut question. i don't know if you can answer this but in your gut does mitt romney have the kind of support and oomph behind thim that defeats an incumbent president? a hard thing to do. if you think about it. a two-person race it almost never happens. >> you'd still say this is the test -- it's on obama's racket. i'm struck by the way in which romney as he presents himself to the country is different from the way that he was demonized early in this campaign by the obama advertising. people see him in the debates, it turns out that he's a likable guy. and chris: i agree with that. >> and sounding moderate, cheerful and optimistic and positive. that's a very different -- >> and for a reversal -- chris: they weren't ready for jekyll. they were selling hyde. >> my gut tells me no, partly baurgs the economic message has moved away from him in the accepts that using greece and some of these countries as a scare tactic to say this is why
of what obama claims he's going to do. he's lowered taxes and closed budge elt deficits. i find the trust comment hard. president obama promised we would have 4.2% economic growth right now. we have 2%. he promised an unemployment rate lower than we have. on the issue of trust, what is going on with regard to libya. we have an extraordinary thing where the president comes out on friday and says i directed that everything possible should be done to aid our embassy under attack. that attack went on for seven hours. secretary of defense saying he denied requests for help over that seven hours. >> we'll get to that later. >> but it's a trust issue. >> on the economy, how does it tip the scales, david brooks? >> i think it's been the worst campaign i have ever covered. they are both ending where they started. obama doing a negative campaign. he's got an ad out about romney and the flip-flop and what we have heard. it's almost pure negativity. romney is trying to appeal to moderates and women, which is a bipartisan ad saying i don't care if it's a republican or democrat idea, i'm for that. you
on the ballot. it's to raise tax money for schools. a new poll finds 48% are in favor of the tax initiative. 38% oppose. 14% undecided. that is key. prop 30 would hike tax and raise $6 billion to close the state's budget deficit. >>> taking action and demanding answers. the national nonprofit group is speaking out after an nbc bay area investigation. on tuesday, nbc exposed schools not complying with title ix. jenna joins us with the new developments. >> reporter: equal rights advocates call the results of our investigation shocking and disturbing. the national nonprofit is questioning more than 100 school districts in the bay area about their title ix policies. here's why. we uncovered an array of problems. principals who didn't know who the title ix coordinator was. others who were the coordinator but didn't know it. and educators who had no idea what title ix is. now, they're asking districts showing documentation showing their compliance. proof that schools have procedures and policies in place to protect students from sexual harassment. >> i was shocked by some of the responses that were r
, income tax returns were targeted in the largest cyber attack against the state tax department in american history. more than 3 million social security numbers were compromised along with more than a million businesses and personal credit and debit cards. >>> and the new world poker champ is a 24-year-old recovering drug addict and college dropout. greg merson of maryland is the new champion. he won on the 399th hand of texas hold 'em, collecting more than 8.5 million bucks. and nice bling, a gold championship bracelet that's worth $150,000. not even a smile. >>> and now a look at how wall street begins this thursday after sandy forced a shortened week of trading. the dow closed at 13,096 after losing ten points yesterday. the s&p was up a fraction, but the nasdaq lost ten. taking a look at overseas trading this morning, the nikkei gained 18 points, while in hong kong, the hang seng climbed 180. >>> markets ended october lower, but there is good news. they're all way up for 2012. the dow slid 2.5% last month, but it's up more than 7% this year. the broader s&p down 2% in october added 12.5
romney made empty promises to keep taxes low for middle class americans, accusing him of raising fees as governor of neighboring massachusetts. >> when he's asked about it he said these weren't taxes. these were fees. but keep in mind, there were higher fees to be a barber. higher fees to become a nurse. >> reporter: the romney campaign fired back calling the president's accusations desperate. meanwhile, mr. obama continues to field questions about his administration's response to the attack on the u.s. consulate on benghazi including with msnbc's "morning joe" co-hosts joe scarborough and mika brzezinski. >> if we find out that there was a big breakdown, they will be held accountable. ultimately as commander in chief i'm responsible. and i don't shy away from that responsibility. >> reporter: the full interview will air monday. traveling with the president, in new hampshire, kristen welker, nbc news. >> reporter: this is peter zander in lando lakes, florida, where mitt romney is trying to pump up the vote on opening day of the in-person early voting here. vowing he would be a biparti
business owners. >> the thing we hear about is extending or not extending the bush tax cuts to people earning over $250 thourk. it affects a tiny percent of small business owners, 3%. >> isn't that 3% really where the job creators are? >> that's what the romney campaign says, yes, indeed. the nfib says it is responsible for 700,000 jobs if you raise taxes you will lose 700,000 jobs. it is very hard to get down to those numbers. >> how is business going for the small business group which is response able for job creators? >> definitely better than a few years ago. access to capital has been a big issue. small business lending is up. a lot of exciting things on the horizon. crowd funding with the jobs act will be available presumably sometime next year. so, and optimism is up, but there's a lot of uncertainty still and people say to me my biggest problem is demand. i need customers through the door. for that to happen the economy needs to get better. >> we need to see a better demand story. what about the expense, health care reform is one thing we hear from small business, businesses w
. >> need a fake tax return? how about a real kidney? >> it's hard to believe that you would advertise your kidney on craigslist. >> chances are you found something on one of those websites. but i bet it wasn't a human body part. or a possible hit man either. >> it seems like you're advertising a business that could kill people. >> what's it really going on online? wait till you see what our hidden cameras find. >> you just did something illegal. >> this is a counterfeit ticket. >> i'm lester holt and this is date line. chris hansen is in the wild wild web. >>> what you're looking at is someone suggesting on hidden camera he's a hit man. >> walking around. >> and i'm playing along as a potential client. >> i got a problem with a guy. >> okay. >> i got to take care of it. >> okay. >> it feels like a scene from a movie. >> what are the options? >> what's going to happen to him? >> well, what can you do? >> i can do anything. >> but he's no actor and he's telling me what he's willing to do to a potential victim. >> he can disappear or get hurt, hospitalized. a lot of things can happen. >> you'
on undecided voters. it is governor brown's tax initiative to raise money for schools and colleges. a new field poll finds 48% are in favor of this tax initiative. 48% are opposed. 14% are undecided. prop 30 would hike the state sales tax by a quarter cent for four years, raising about $6 billion a year and help close the state's budget deficit. >> new at 6:00, san francisco police showed the suspect who beat and kicked a muni station agent last month. they want the public's help in identifying this man. the pictures show a tall, slender man about 35 to 30 years old carrying a bike or black suitcase. you see him right here. the victim, a 55-year-old station agent told the man that bikes are not allowed in the station. the suspect repeatedly ignored him as he made his way to the muni platform. once there the detectives say the man turned on the agent, kicking him and punching him, forcing him to the ground. he has not been able to return to work. >> if you know there could be a reward in your future. a fund is being established. investigators say robbery was the motive for last night's deadly sh
their dream fulfilled. >> prop 30 would inclose sales an income taxes to fund education programs. the volunteers and supporters of prop 30 say they will man the phones until account tonight. >> still ahead, we'll show you how one bay woman's ordinary day at the of has a lot in common with halloween, how she turned an unlikely dream into a reality. >> we're watching the halloween forecast for the week ahead. our temperature outside still feels more like a summer evening around the bay area. up 70s in the tri-valley as we watches changes in the pacific that will toss rain our way. we'll show you when in your seven day forecast when we come right back. >>> halloween is in five days and that means costume stores and pumpkin patches are busy right now. there's an unusual business in the east bay where you say halloween is their christmas. garvin thomas brings us tonight's bay area proud. >> we just got these from a store and they have been like gang busters. >> reporter: if it surprises to you learn there's a business out there based solely on the rental, sales and repair of mannequi
-or-treating for the kids, giving time to help in other ways. made some extensions, giving more time to pay business taxes, that sort of thing it is cold, very cold, no electricity, no heat, it is tough. >> and i'm watching your pictures in the report for the town of manasquan, lester holt with our overview of this tonight, thank you. these emergencies are still coming into us tonight, as well, across this vast region, including one happening in a densely packed, tightly inhabited urban area, just across the hudson river from new york city, in hoboken, new jersey, correspondent katy tur has been covering there for us all day, good evening. >> reporter: good evening, brian, for the first time since monday night people are able to leave their homes to get a good sense of what the damage is. but the water is still very high in a number of these areas, and they're not expecting it to be fully gone until at least tomorrow night. 20,000 people trapped, hoboken became a virtual island as 500 million gallons of water overwhelmed the town. by wednesday morning the national guard came in to help, delivering much ne
been living here for years paying taxes and raising a family. santa clara imcomplimented this strategy last fall. >>> we're going to talk about math. >> someone taking someone's good deed and making it many times greater. it's what a san francisco man and his video camera have done time and time again. garvin thomas is here with an inspiring story about inspiring stories. >> that's right. achieving your lifelong dream isn't always what it's cracked up to be. television reporter was the dream, and he reached it. a reporter in the bay area before the age of 30, but the job he found out while feeding his bank account is not satisfying his soul. how he changed that is tonight's bay area proud. >> it's been a spiritual journey for me. >> reporter: he has a saying about being careful what you say, because words eventually become reality. >> we are going to oakland. >> reporter: it's something he says he learned in a very life changing way. >> there's no lightning out here so far tonight. >> reporter: a few years ago, he was a television reporter working for a bay area news station. it was th
here, early voting. >> if you vote early, you don't have to pay taxes. i'm sorry, i'm being told that's not accurate. >> that's not accurate. >> single and looking to mingle? find that special someone in the early voting line. >> yeah. >> early voters receive a $5 million donation from donald trump. >> wow. >> honestly, don't you want this election over with already? >> yes, we do. >> that's pretty good. and check out this political sign on jack and june zellin's lawn in republican heavy castle rock, colorado. it reads, a romney fan stole my obama sign. do it again and you'll make my day and tv news. the zellins add that the sign is brightly lit at night. >>> well, brand-new information on the cia's role in the benghazi attack. details next. >>> plus oprah's favorite things. you might even be able to afford a few of them. you're watching "early today." >>> stories making news on this friday morning. the cia has released a detailed time line of this september's attack on the u.s. mission in benghazi, libya. it shows that security officers went to the aid of american diplomats less than
was interviewing saying who is going to file his taxes online. he said you may not but time is on my side. today's generation is fairly well connected. the odds are good that families are storing information online and how secure it is big questions. we want to make sure that folks have a safe, secure place. and they are more than every day. >> i was asking the congress woman about the congress people are using iphones and social networks. i think we have come around some sort of tipping point here where yes my dad can't set up a wifi router but he can get on wifi. we sort of become tech nologically literate up to even older people. if you look at smart phone penetration we have amppple. >> google as done a little bit of work, as well. the penetration of over 50 the majority have smart phones. i think we are seeing a huge wash of technology that will just make it you biquitous. we want to make sure we have a service that is available to them. >> we have about a minute left. what is the head of a large hardware company doing running a social network? >> that's a great question. >> 30 seconds to a
to go, you'll need to bring pay stubbs, federal tax returns, bank statements, credit card statements and a photo i.d. for foreclosure help you'll need a hardship letter, a mortgage statement, property tax statement and your tax returns. >>> right now let's get a check on that thursday forecast. christina loren is here to tell us all about it. >> you won't need your umbrella in just a couple of hours from now. we still have some very light showers coming down over los gatos and santa cruz mountains but overall clearing. you can see the trend, we're nice and try from santa rosa down to san francisco. even livermore starting to clear out as well. so highs are going to be comfortable, partial sunshine. the sun will come out toward the second part of the day but we'll see the 70s. we're in the upper 50s and 60s everywhere. 65 degrees in fremont and 66 in san francisco. next three days work out like this. we are going to climb into the upper 70s, low 80s saturday into sunday. don't forget we've got that time change on sunday, 2:00 a.m., we fall back. >>> 101 on san jose just north of 680.
officials asked mr. fugate if they could get reimbursed with federal tax dollars and he said that yes, that would be the case. that would be step one, a delay, and next, it is not up to the states, it would be a case by case. >> these early reports where we're getting where we can't get pictures yet out of the area just north of new york city is of some catastrophic damage, trees still down, over the wires, arcing wires, so we're in for a long couple of days. chuck todd in the west wing, of the briefing room at the white house. chuck, thanks. we'll be right back after the break. our coverage will continue right after this. ♪ with a low national plan premium... ♪ ...and copays as low as one dollar... ♪ ...saving on your medicare prescriptions is easy. ♪ so you're free to focus on the things that really matter. call humana at 1-800-808-4003. or go to for details. get coricidin hbp. the number one pharmacist recommended cold brand designed for people with high blood pressure. and the only one i use to relieve my cold symptoms without raising my blood pressure. coricid
that leave you financially? potentially in good shape if you've invested in your offices 401(k) plan, pre-tax dollars taken out of your paycheck. i know, in start-up drenched silicon valley, retirement plans are about the least sexy thing we can possibly talk about. >> most of the folks are probably just trying to focus on survival, not making sure their nest is feathered. >> david mcclure is the founding partner of the 500 startup focusing on building small businesses. but he's also been part of big companies like ebay. he has a 401(k) of his own and it's up too. >> i do look at those things as sort of important in the long run and i'm a little older so i have to care about that more. i have a wife and two kids. >> 401(k) plans are also on the mind of victoria, ceo and founder of grid dynamics, we found her recruiting at the russian innovation conference. >> companies like pal, yahoo! are all of our clients. >> one of the benefits her company offers, a 401(k) plan. >> pension plans and 401(k) plan we were legally big enough to allow programs for us, we've had them from the first day. >> stoc
to the huge military presence around norfolk, a lot of government tax dollars flow into the state. but, like a loet of the nation, virginia has experienced huge ethnic shifts. a restaurant owner, an indian immigrant, will vote for obama. >> after this past monday's presidential debate i turned off the tv and i did not list en to anything. and then it became very clear, you know, that overall we are better off now than we were in 2008 at this time. >> one of the places that turned virginia from a solidly red state into what some call a purple state is henrico county with richmond at its center, where republicans used to call an easy win. that all changed in 2008. the question is, his that chang permanent? richmond has a lot of african-american and democratic leaning population. the suburbs mostly white and republican. >> in the polling we've seen that almost a third of voters are considering themselves independent. in some polls we actually see that there are more independent than democrats or republicans. >> places like it are a huge target of opportunity for the candidates. voters here, tho
increased tobacco taxes and anti-tobacco campaigns. uc san francisco center for tobacco control research and education says the next efforts should focus on banning smoking in apartment buildings, cars and outdoor locations. >> wonder why they didn't think of it earlier. this could protect babies from injury. 1.5 million americans, mostly infants and the elderly are injured when doctors and nurses rip off traditional tape from their paper-thin skin.k% the new tape allows e backing of the tape to peel away from the sticky stuff which could gently be rubbed off. >>> we have two very big stories, one obviously on the east coast and then with our own weather here with this thing that's happening on wednesday. >> what would that be? >> a giant storm. >> something giant. >> that, and whave the halloween forecast. the pressure is on to deliver a dry forecast. there's good news for that. we'll have a look at that when we come back. >>> coming up in sports, it's a divisional showdown in arizona as the 49ers visit the cardinals for some monday night football. >>> plus, the giants are no stranger t
president of the united states, joe biden. >> if you vote early, you don't have to pay taxes. i'm sorry, i'm being told that's not accurate. >> and the number one good thing about voting early, ladies and gentlemen. >> honestly, don't you want this election over with already? >>> it is 8:26. i'm laura garcia-cannon. we are following breaking news in san francisco. big delays on muni metro in and out of san francisco right now. we learned that all lines between west portal and embarkadaro are closed. muni is telling riders to ride the s market aboveground if you want to avoid the mess. in addition, b.a.r.t. is honoring muni passes. muni has stopped service this morning. christie smith is on the way to the scene. we will have a live update from the scene. let's check in with traffic. mike. >>> these are the muni metro trains through the montgomery station. it is closed right now because of a deadly accident on the tracks. we are tracking that. the impact on the maps. this is the overview of the city. the montgomery station is closed down. is honoring passes through market. look how far they
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